desserts & ice cream

17 Sep 2021
--- In packaging news this week, the HolyGrail 2.0 digital watermark recycling enhancement project revealed it has validated its first prototype detection sorting unit, with a more than 95% ejection success rate. Meanwhile,... Read More
16 Sep 2021
--- BASF is introducing new additive solutions branded IrgaCycle for mechanically recycling plastics, addressing what it calls “the imminent needs in plastics recycling.” IrgaCycle is tailored to enhance the quality... Read More
14 Sep 2021
--- European Plastics Converters (EuPC) has warned Plastics Europe that its call for a mandatory EU recycled content target of 30 percent by 2030 is “legitimate and achievable,” but only if the whole value chain... Read More
13 Sep 2021
--- Ahead of PackagingInsights’ webinar: Sustainable e-commerce packaging in the COVID-19 age, taking place this Thursday (September 16, 16:00 CEST/10:00 EDT), panelists Daniela Dorner, eCommerce director at Mondi Group,... Read More
13 Sep 2021
--- Tesco is launching a reusable packaging initiative in partnership with TerraCycle’s global Loop program, debuting in ten of its UK stores. Featuring a range of 88 reusable F&B, household and beauty products, the... Read More
07 Sep 2021
--- Stora Enso is restructuring its business due to a global decline in the paper market, increasing its focus on packaging and biomaterial innovation. The Finnish paper and pulp specialist will be making divestments and closing... Read More
07 Sep 2021
--- India has become the first Asian country to launch a plastics pact. The Plastics Pact for Asia brings together WWF India and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) with a shared goal to make all plastic packaging... Read More
20 Aug 2021
--- Front-of-pack designs can elevate F&B products to stardom or relegate them to obscurity on increasingly competitive retailer shelves. PackagingInsights speaks with designers from creative agencies Landor & Fitch,... Read More
18 Aug 2021
--- Veolia research has found 83 percent of businesses asked are not aware of the impending UK Plastic Packaging tax, with less than a year until the legislation comes into force. The UK government has released draft legislation... Read More
17 Aug 2021
--- Huhtamaki is acquiring Elif, a flexible packaging supplier to global FMCG brand owners with operations in Turkey and Egypt, for €412 million (US$483 million). PackagingInsights speaks with Charles... Read More
29 Jul 2021
--- Avery Dennison is acquiring Vestcom, a privately held pricing and branded labeling solutions provider, for US$1.45 billion in cash. Vestcom uses data management capabilities to synthesize and streamline store-level data and... Read More
20 Jul 2021
--- Packaging data specialist Ecoveritas is launching a sophisticated online analysis and reporting tool called Ecoview later this month for brands and retailers requiring a detailed breakdown of their packaging supply chain.... Read More
14 Jul 2021
--- Consumer packaging giant Mondi has struck a three-year partnership with the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) to identify science-based solutions to climate-related threats to forests and... Read More
06 Jul 2021
--- Lecta is launching EraCup Natural, a recyclable, biodegradable and plastic-free paper-based solution for single-use cups. EraCup Natural is the first product in Lecta’s new range of functional papers, aligned with... Read More
05 Jul 2021
--- European Plastics Converters (EuPC) is warning the EU Single-Use Plastics Directive’s (SUPD) legislative processes are creating “an unprecedented fragmentation among EU Member States.” The Directive came... Read More
29 Jun 2021
--- AR Packaging and PulPac are expanding their partnership and bridging volume capacity to fast-track cost-effective, plastic-replacement fiber products to market using the new PulPac PU300 production platform. The PulPac PU300... Read More
21 Jun 2021
--- AR Packaging has created a carton-based ice cream box with an integrated lid for Picard, saving 16.5 tons of plastic annually to support the French frozen food company’s plastic reduction goals. The box contains... Read More
14 Jun 2021
--- Scientists have developed a novel way to use plastic waste as a food industry resource by converting post-consumer PET into vanillin via a series of chemical reactions. The team from the University of Edinburgh, UK,... Read More
19 May 2021
--- Over the past 14 months, COVID-19 pandemic-induced uncertainties have encouraged consumers to reach into their home freezers for ice cream comfort. The ice cream packaging sector has seen an unprecedented peak in large-sized... Read More
07 May 2021
--- Unilever’s ice cream brand Magnum has restyled its packaging design to make the brand feel “more liberated and contemporary.” The move repositions Magnum as a “liberated force of pleasure,”... Read More